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Peaceful Log Cabin at Smith Lake's Emerald Valley

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Last updated: 10/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Houston house description

Our log cabin sits in Emerald Valley on the shore of one of Alabama's treasures, 21,200 acre Lewis Smith Lake. We are also just minutes away from breathtaking Sipsey Wilderness Area which is in Bankhead National Forest. This area has so much to offer: from exploring exquisite waterfalls, catching an award winning bass, spending the day hiking the trails of Bankhead, to enjoying a relaxing day on the lake.

The house was constructed in 2008 with approximately 1,925 square feet of centrally heated and cooled living area and a 1600 square feet unfinished basement. It features three bedrooms and a loft, two baths, a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, laundry room and a large living area. All bedrooms are located on the main floor.

Two bedrooms feature king size beds. The other bedroom has a queen bed. The loft area has a full size bed. Master bath features a full bath that includes a shower, as well as a whirlpool tub. The other bathroom has a full combination bathtub/shower and double vanity.

The den/living area features glass windows across the back for a breathtaking view of Smith Lake and a fireplace. There is ample seating as well as a 42' wide screen LCD television.

The fully furnished kitchen has granite counter-tops with butcher block island and stainless steel appliances.

Great place to swim and fish from the boat dock. There is ample boat docking if you decide to bring a boat. A boat launch is available close to the lake house. We also have a pontoon boat for rent if interested.

There are numerous restaurants and grocery stores within a short driving distance.

***No smoking nor pets are allowed inside our home.

Keywords: log cabin, peaceful, secluded, breathtaking lake views, retreat, Bankhead National Forest, Smith Lake

Property Type

  • House
  • 1925 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player

          Attractions

          • Cinemas
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

          • Groceries
          • Laundromat

          Leisure Activities

          • Boating
          • Miniature Golf
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Lake View
          • Lakefront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Skiing
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Swimming
          • Water Skiing

          Dining

          • Dining
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Gas Fireplace
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Parking Off Street
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine

          Kitchen

          • Catering Available
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony
          • Boat:

            Pontoon available for rental...moreless

          • Deck / Patio
          • Lawn / Garden

          Pool / Spa

              • Jetted Tub
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall
              Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $175
              $1,050
              Thanksgiving
              Nov 26 - Nov 29, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $200
              $1,125
              Winter
              Nov 30 - Dec 22, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $175
              $1,050
              Christmas & New Year
              Dec 23 - Jan 4, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $200
              $1,125
              Winter & Spring
              Jan 5 - May 21, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $175
              $1,050
              Memorial Day
              May 22 - May 25, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $225
              $1,260
              Summer
              May 26 - Jul 2, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $195
              $1,170
              4th July
              Jul 3 - Jul 6, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $225
              $1,260
              Summer
              Jul 7 - Sep 3, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $195
              $1,170
              Labor Day
              Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $225
              $1,260

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Cleaning Fee $125
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              Check in - 4:00 P.M. Check out - 11:00 A.M.

              Our home accommodates 8 people. If more than 8 are in your party, an additional fee will be charged.


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              Last updated: 10/13/2014
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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2008

              About the owner: My name is Denita Lee and my husband's name is Randy. We are both educators. I retired in 2007 after teaching 32 years and Randy has taught for 33 years and he is currently the principal at Addison Elementary School. Randy also is chairman of our deacons at First Baptist Church Addison and I teach 5th & 6th grad Sunday School. We love to travel, but most of all we enjoy spending time with our family & our church family.

              Why the Owner Chose Houston:
              Randy and I have always enjoyed and lived in this area. In 2008, we built our log home in Emerald Valley Estates, which is on Smith Lake. This is a very peaceful, beautiful area which has much to offer. Our home is about a 10 minute drive to our cabin.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              We have year-around water with great fishing, boating, and swimming, or you might simply want to relax while enjoying the breath taking view. Our cabin is also located next to beautiful Bankhead National Forest with many fun activities such as canoeing, hiking, horseback riding, and exploring the many wonders of the forest. Grocery stores and restaurants are within minutes away.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

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              • Pontoon available: $200/day, $500/3 days, $1000/week; gas not included.

                Pontoon available: $200/day, $500/3 days, $1000/week; gas not included.

              • View from kitchen window...wildlife is abundant.

                View from kitchen window...wildlife is abundant.

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

              $175 - $225 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

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              Member since: 2011
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 10/13/2014
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